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Smith Debnam Attorneys at Law - Raleigh office

Human Resources Representative

Location: Raleigh, NC

The Human Resources Representative will assist in the successful partnership and coordination of Human Resources initiatives throughout the firm. Responsibilities will include various aspects of recruitment, payroll, benefits administration, policy interpretation, and other administration duties within HR. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have excellent independent judgment and communication skills, and be able to prioritize tasks appropriately. The Human Resources Representative will also be required to exercise maximum discretion on all confidential matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate employee information in the HRIS to ensure timely updates to compensation, position and employment status, and personal information.
  • Process payroll for each pay group and coordinate with Accounting on payroll reporting.
  • Generate recurring and ad hoc reports in ADP Workforce Now.
  • Maintain current, complete employment records for individual employees within the document management system.
  • Draft for review and post open staff positions on HRIS Recruitment platform and other job boards, as needed.
  • Review resumes, conduct phone screens, and schedule interviews for qualified candidates.
  • Liaison between candidates, appropriate management, and the Human Resources manager regarding position status.
  • Coordinate new hire orientation and collaborate with other administrative departments to schedule training.
  • Audit and process monthly benefit invoices for timely payment.
  • Monitor and accurately maintain changes to employee benefits in HRIS and assist with annual open enrollment.
  • Provide information and feedback to staff questions about the firm’s benefit plans.
  • Coordinate the employee termination process, including preparing and presenting relevant payroll and benefit documents.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum one year of experience working in human resources.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resource Management from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience working within an HRIS, preferably ADP Workforce Now.
  • Understanding of employment law and other legal requirements related to human resources.
  • Prior experience with payroll processing and benefits administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the desire to work collaboratively with other team members.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Aptitude for reporting and analysis of HR information.